Bulletin

 

January 22, 2017

Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Andre Overholt
Welcome: Paul (Little) Beiler
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Sean Bontrager
Message: Pat Overholt
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ There is no service this evening.
~ The Dave Miller family returns from India on Tuesday; Nelson & Sarah return from Africa on Wednesday.

PRAYER NEEDS:
~ Rufus Peachey had a heart attack Friday evening. Remember him in prayer as he recovers.
~ Little & Jen and the family as Little has his heart procedure on Tuesday.

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tonight: Sean & Lori’s
Tuesday, Jan 24: Bible Study

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Open
Jan 29: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Jan 29: Rachel & Brandon Raber
Feb 5: Jennifer & Paulina Harden
Feb 12: Kim McCool & Mariah O.
Feb 19: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.

BIRTHDAYS:
Jan 22: Crystal Hostetler ’80
Jan 23: Jeffery Weaver ’69
Jan 23: Abigail Bigelow ’16
Jan 24: Jason Schlabach ’63
Jan 26: Gage Hostetler ’11
Jan 27: Charles Miller ’15

January 15, 2017

Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Jim Bontrager
Welcome: Pat Overholt
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Sean Bontrager
Message: Paul (Little) Beiler
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ January Sunday Evening Service: Instead of the typical 3rd Sunday the committee has decided to move the January service to the 29th. The Miller Family will be sharing a report on their India Mission.
~ Spaghetti Fundraiser Lunch Today. Options are chicken alfredo & hamburger marinara, along with all the other goodies like salad, etc for a full-course meal. Everyone is invited and it will be on a donation basis. This is for Destinee and Haley’s mission trip to Thailand where they will be teaching English to students and working at the missions coffee shop.
~ Business Meeting: Tuesday, January 17 at 7:00 pm.
~ Pray for the Miller Family while they are in Hyderabad, India. They are partnering with Good Life Ministries (Sam & Becca Gunti) for daytime VBS and evening Evangelistic Meetings. They will also be involved in ministering to the Good Life Staff as well as some sound system training. They plan to return to the states on January 24th.
~ FCC 2017 calendars are available in the foyer.

YOUTH EVENTS:
Sunday, Jan 22: Sean & Lori’s
Tuesday, Jan 24: Bible Study

HOST & HOSTESS
Today: Fundraiser
Jan 22: Open
Jan 29: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Jan 22: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Jan 29: Rachel & Brandon Raber
Feb 5: Jennifer & Paulina Harden

BIRTHDAYS:
Jan 16: Derek Slaubaugh ’04
Jan 18: Dillon Overholt ’00
Jan 19: Logan Esh ’11
Jan 21: Trish Overholt ’67

January 8, 2017
Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Jim Bontrager
Welcome: Jason Schlabach
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Merle Stoltzfus
Message: Paul (Little) Beiler
Alms offering is this morning
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ There is no service this evening.
~ Business Meeting: January 17
~ Spaghetti Fundraiser Lunch next Sunday. Everyone is invited and it will be on a donation basis. This is for Destinee and Haley’s mission trip to Thailand where they will be teaching English to students and working at the missions coffee shop.
~ Pray for the Miller Family: They will be spending several weeks in India. The 4 oldest children left Tuesday, Jan 3rd, and joined a mission team in Imphal, India for a week of VBS. Dave, Ruth Ann & Grace are leaving this Thursday, the 12th, and going to Hyderabad, where the other children will be meeting them. The family will then be partnering with Good Life Ministries (Sam & Becca Gunti) for daytime VBS and evening Evangelistic Meetings. They will also be involved in ministering to the Good Life Staff as well as some sound system training. They plan to return to the states on January 24th.
~ Nelson & Sarah Coblentz are leaving on January 10 for a two week mission in Uganda, Africa. This trip will involve Bondage to Freedom & Leadership seminar teachings and also medical clinics. They will return on January 24th.

LOOKING AHEAD:
Jan 15: Fundraiser Lunch
Jan 17: Business Meeting

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tonight: Pretzel night at Andy & Sheila’s
Tuesday, Jan 10: Bible Study
Saturday, Jan 14: Gravitopia
Sunday, Jan 22: Sean & Lori’s
Tuesday, Jan 24: Bible Study

BIRTHDAYS:
Jan 8: Kelsey Schlabach ’93
Jan 10: Austin Stoltzfus ’97
Jan 10: Grace Miller ’04
Jan 10: Dawson Troyer ’06
Jan 11: Kylie Yoder ’09
Jan 12: Jordan Miller ’91
Jan 14: Nora Nolt ’15

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Open
Jan 15: Fundraiser
Jan 22: Open
Jan 29: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Kim McCool & Mariah O.
Jan 15: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Jan 22: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Jan 29: Rachel & Brandon Raber
Feb 5: Jennifer & Paulina Harden

 

January 1, 2017
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Jonathan Bigelow
Welcome: Jason Schlabach
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Merle Stoltzfus
Message: Paul (Little) Beiler
No service this evening
Text giving # 828-202-1921

HOST & HOSTESS:
Jan 1: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Jan 1: No Nursery
Jan 8: Kim McCool & Maria O.
Jan 15: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Jan 22: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Jan 29: Rachel & Brandon Raber

BIRTHDAYS:
Jan 1: Mrinh Roo ’70
Jan 2: Ryan Miller ’87
Jan 3: Brayden Lance ’06
Jan 6: Dustin Weaver ’90
Jan 6: Angus Weaver ’05

ANNIVERSARIES:
Jan 2: Charran & Kathy ’88


December 24, 2016
5:00 pm Christmas Eve Service
Celebrating Christmas with Communion

Worship led by: Sean Bontrager
Offering: Alms Fund
No nursery services provided.

There will be no service tomorrow, Christmas Day.

Brithdays this week:
Dec 25: Ryan Schwartz ’79
Dec 26: Jessica Graber ’93
Dec 27: Lori Bontrager ’72
Dec 27: Cameron Esh ’03
Dec 28: Emmanuel Mullet ’49
Dec 28: Natalie Esh ’05

December 18, 2016
Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Jim Bontrager
Welcome: Pat Overholt
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Merle Stoltzfus
Message: Jason Schlabach
No service this evening
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ Year-End Harvest Offering totaled $8,894.46.
~ There were a lot of dishes, coats, scarves, etc left after the Christmas program last Sunday. Please collect your items! They are in the foyer by and/or on the coat rack
~ Several hundred matchbox toys are needed for Nelson Coblentz’ trip to Uganda in January. If you would like to contribute to this cause have the toys either at the church or drop off at Nelson’s house by January 2nd.

Holiday Service Schedule
– Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve Service 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Celebrating Christmas with communion.
– Sunday, December 25: No service
– Sunday, January 1: 10:00 am service (no Sunday School)

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Merlin & Dorothy Troyer
Dec 25: Open
Jan 1: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Jennifer & Paulina Harden
Dec 25: No Nursery
Jan 1: No Nursery
Jan 8: Kim McCool & Mariah O.
Jan 15: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.

BIRTHDAYS:
Dec 19: Morgan Yoder ’06
Dec 21: William Beiler ’12
Dec 23: MJ Jackson ’93
Dec 23: Avery Harden ’05
Dec 24: Jeana Bigelow ’82

 

December 11, 2016
Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Galen Overholt
Welcome: Pat Overholt
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Eugene Miller
Message: Dave Miller – “The gift that the Gift brought…”
~Year-End Harvest offering
~Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ Christmas Program tonight at 6:30 with a “live” instrumental prelude at 6:15. Please have your children at the church by 5:30. Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be served afterwards. Ladies, bring a large plate or two of pre-made holiday hors d’oeuvres. Couples please bring $5 and families $10 to help cover the cost of the pizza. Clean up will be group #1.
~ Year-End Harvest Offering this morning is for the new restrooms.
~This is your last opportunity to provide any information or photo’s for the 2017 calendar. Please give your submissions to the church secretary, Doris, at 828-748-3681 or hisfccsecretary@gmail.com.
~ If you need to move equipment on the stage please first contact Eugene Miller or someone from the sound team before doing so.
~Reminder – if you are interested in the FCC bus trip to the Creation Museum/Ark Encounter on February 12-14, 2017 please sign up in the foyer.
~Youth Events – Christmas Banquet Saturday, Dec 17.

Holiday Service Schedule
– Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve Service 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Celebrating Christmas with communion.
– Sunday, December 25: No service
– Sunday, January 1: 10:00 am service (no Sunday School)

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Open
Dec 18: Merlin & Dorothy Troyer
Dec 25: Open
Jan 1: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Rachel Raber & Amy Chupp
Dec 18: Jennifer & Paulina Harden
Dec 25: No Nursery
Jan 1: No Nursery

BIRTHDAYS:
Dec 11: Deborah Miller ’94
Dec 12: Gage Harden ’08
Dec 13: Lawson Yoder ’11
Dec 16: Greta Painter ’88
Dec 17: Paige Schlabach ’99

 

December 4, 2016 Service
Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Galen Overholt
Welcome: Paul (Little) Beiler
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Merle Stoltzfus
Message: Pat Overholt
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ There is no service this evening.
~ Next Sunday there will be an alms offering.
~ Children’s Christmas Program practice this Wednesday will be from 6:30 – 8:30. We would love to have all the children present if at all possible. The Christmas Program is next Sunday at 6:30. Please have your children at the church by 5:30 that evening. Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be served afterwards.
~ The choir is practicing tonight for the Christmas program. All choir members be at the church by 5:00 pm. There will also be a practice Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.
~ Christmas Program is Dec 11, 6:30 pm. Remember to invite your neighbors and friends (invitations are in the back). Be prepared to fix a large plate or two of holiday hors d’oeuvres.
~ There will be a Celebrate Christmas service including communion on Christmas Eve. Service time is 5:00 – 6:00 pm.
~ Women’s Fellowship Scarf Exchange Party has been postponed until Feb 1st due to busy schedules in December.

LOOKING AHEAD:
Dec 11: Christmas Program

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Landon & Kelsey Schlabach
Dec 11: Open
Dec 18: Merlin & Dorothy Troyer
Dec 25: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Dec 11: Rachel Raber & Amy Chupp
Dec 18: Jennifer & Paulina Harden
Dec 25: No Nursery
Jan 1: No Nursery

BIRTHDAYS:
Dec 5: Mary Fletcher ’86
Dec 6: Amy Chupp ’00
Dec 7: Ellyana Troyer ’13
Dec 8: Juanita Stauffer ’73
Dec 10: Ruth Ann Miller ’71

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tuesday, Dec 6 – Bible Study, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 17 – Christmas Banquet

November 27, 2016 Service
 

Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Jim Bontrager
Welcome: Patrick Overholt
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Eugene Miller
Message: Jason Schlabach
Text giving # 828-202-1921
Tonight: There is no service this evening.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ Year End Harvest Offering is December 11th. This will be for the new restrooms.
~ Christmas Program Practices – Reminder Parents: In addition to practices during Sunday morning worship times, there are practices every Wednesday night at 7:00 PM up until the program. No dinner but a snack will be provided. Please, please, please if at all possible have your children there. It’s hard to practice without them.
~ Church Calendar: if there are any changes – phone numbers, babies, marriages, etc. – to your family, or if you are a regular attendee and would like to be added to the church hotline or 2017 calendar submit your information to the church secretary, Doris, at (828) 748-3681 or hisfccsecretary@gmail.com. If you have any photo’s from 2016 to put in the church calendar please get them to Doris.
~ Women’s Fellowship Christmas Party: Wednesday, December 7th, 7:00 pm at FCC. Bring a finger food (keep amount small). There will be a scarf exchange – bring one of your own.
~ The Leadership Team would like feedback on a Christmas Eve service celebrating Christmas, in sync with worship, communion and fellowship. This would be on Saturday, Dec 24th, at 4:30 – 5:30 pm. There would then be no Sunday service on Sunday, Dec 25th.

Please pray for a healing miracle for Paul Mullet!

LOOKING AHEAD:
Dec 11: Christmas Program

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Open
Dec 4: Landon & Kelsey Schlabach
Dec 11: Open
Dec 18: Merlin & Dorothy Troyer
Dec 25: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Dec 4: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Dec 11: Rachel Raber & Amy Chupp

BIRTHDAYS:
Nov 27: Jennifer Stoltzfus ’99
Nov 27: Elliott Fletcher ’73
Nov 28: Abby Yoder ’88
Nov 29: Merle Stoltzfus ’83
Nov 30: Cornelia Yoder ’66
Dec 2: Jeffery Weaver ’00

ANNIVERSARIES:
Nov 28: Pat & Trish ’87
Nov 28: Rendall & Annie ’98

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tuesday, Dec 6 – Bible Study, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 17 – Christmas Banquet

November 20, 2016 Service
Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Galen Overholt
Welcome: Pat Overholt
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Sean Bontrager
Message: Dave Miller
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ This morning we are planning to get the congregations response to the congregational flow chart and Administrative Pastor role that was presented three weeks ago.
~ Tonight: Thanksgiving singspiration at 6:30. Come with anticipation!
~ Next Sunday the 27th – There will be no Sunday School
~ Christmas Program Practices – Reminder Parents: In addition to practices during Sunday morning worship times, there are practices every Wednesday night at 7:00 PM up until the program. No dinner but a snack will be provided. Please, please, please if at all possible have your children there. It’s hard to practice without them. The Christmas Program will be Dec 11th.
~ Church Calendar – if there are any changes – phone numbers, babies, marriages, etc. – to your family please let the church secretary know. Also, if you are a regular attendee and would like to be added to the church hotline or 2017 calendar contact the church secretary, Doris, at (828) 748-3681 or hisfccsecretary@gmail.com.
~ Reminder – if you are interested in the FCC bus trip to the Creation Museum/Ark Encounter on February 12-14, 2017 there is a sign up sheet in the foyer this morning.
~ Operation Christmas Child Boxes: if you don’t have your boxes at church today they can be dropped off Monday morning at locations in Columbus, Campobello, and Hendersonville.

Please pray for a healing miracle for Paul Mullet!

LOOKING AHEAD:
Dec 11: Christmas Program

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Jay & Jennifer Harden
Nov 27: Open
Dec 4: Landon & Kelsey Schlabach
Dec 11: Open
Dec 18: Merlin & Dorothy Troyer

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Kim McCool & Maria O.
Nov 27: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Dec 4: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Dec 11: Rachel Raber & Amy Chupp

BIRTHDAYS:
Nov 21: Karen Esh ’76
Nov 22: Debbie Overholt ’53
Nov 22: Haley Bontrager ’99
Nov 23: Vivian Stoltzfus ’67
Nov 23: Asher Mullet ’10
Nov 24: Marilyn Yoder ’55
Nov 24: Kimberly Miller ’96
Nov 26: Merlin Troyer ’74

ANNIVERSARIES:
Nov 22: Rufus & Ada ’62

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tuesday, Dec 6 – Bible Study, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 17 – Christmas Banquet

 

November 13, 2016 Service

Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Andre Overholt
Welcome: Paul (Little) Beiler
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Sean Bontrager
Message: Pat Overholt
Alms giving is this morning
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ There is no service this evening.
~ Next Sunday evening: Thanksgiving singspiration at 6:30. Come with anticipation!
~ Christmas Program Practices – In addition to practices during Sunday morning worship times, we will begin having practices every Wednesday night at 7:00 PM up until the program. No dinner but a snack will be provided. Please, please, please if at all possible have your children there. It’s hard to practice without them. The Christmas Program will be Dec 11th.
~ Next Sunday we would like to get the congregations response to the congregational flow chart and Administrative Pastor role.
~ Church Calendar – if there are any changes – phone numbers, babies, marriages, etc – to your family please let the church secretary know. Also, if you are a regular attendee and would like to be added to the church hotline or 2017 calendar contact the church secretary, Doris, at (828) 748-3681 or hisfccsecretary@gmail.com.
~ Thank you to those that helped with various funeral details this past Friday for Charlie Forney. His mother Sandra and family express deep gratitude for the use of the church facility and the support they received from the congregation. Charlie was a sweet friend, coach, and mentor for many of the children in the community. He was not only a football coach but was a huge motivator, friend and father to many players and parents. He will be greatly missed by his family and community who got to know and appreciate him. Charlie would occasionally attend FCC.

LOOKING AHEAD:
Dec 11: Christmas Program

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Fundraiser
Nov 20: Jay & Jennifer Harden
Nov 27: Open
Dec 4: Landon & Kelsey Schlabach
Dec 11: Open

NURSERY SCHEDULE:
Today: Jennifer & Paulina Harden
Nov 20: Kim McCool & Maria O.
Nov 27: Beth Troyer & Kimberly R.
Dec 4: Tonya & Anna Jackson
Dec 11: Rachel Raber & Amy Chupp

BIRTHDAYS:
Nov 13: Niesha Schlabach ’90
Nov 13: Jake Bontrager ’03
Nov 16: Destinee Schlabach ’96
Nov 19: Sharla Miller ’86

YOUTH EVENTS:
Tonight (Sunday)- Dinner and campfire at Pat & Trish’s at 7:00 pm. Bring your lawn chair!
Tuesday, Dec 6 – Bible Study, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 17 – Christmas Banquet

November 6, 2016 Service


Sunday School – 9:00 AM
Worship Service – 10:00 AM
Congregational Singing: Galen Overholt
Welcome: Jason Schlabach
Tithes / Announcements
Worship & Praise: Merle Stoltzfus
Message: Paul (Little) Beiler
Text giving # 828-202-1921

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
~ There is no service this evening.
~ Christmas Program is December 11. There will be practice every Sunday right after SS (during the worship service)for children ages 6-13.Anticipate some Wednesday evening practices as well.
~ If you werent here last Sunday, please take special notice to the flow chart the Leadership Team put together and presented for FCC congregation. There are flow charts in the back by the mailboxes. If you have any questions, feel free to ask anyone of the Leadership Team. We would like to have congregational approval in two weeks.
~ Hannah House Cabin Project Update: The cabin is mostly framed with some gable ends that need to be closed in yet and also some inside walls. If anyone is able to assist this week, your help would be appreciated. Contact Aaron at (717) 723-1753.

LOOKING AHEAD:
Dec 11: Christmas Program

HOST & HOSTESS:
Today: Raymond & Christy Haje
Nov 13: Fundraiser
Nov 20: Jay & Jennifer Harden
Nov 27: Open